Strong winds and heavy rain from a strong low pressure system caused damage to properties and localized flooding in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
The Saint John area was hard hit with wind gusts up to 95 km/h which led to power outages and roof damage to at least two apartment buildings.
No one was hurt but all tenants were evacuated and assisted by the Red Cross.
Many roads were closed due to flooding or fallen trees and there were voluntary evacuations in Sussex in low lying areas.
The storm also brought mild, record-breaking temperatures with highs of 11°C in Edmundston and 12°C in Bathurst and Woodstock.
Greater Moncton hit 13.7°C but the record for 10 December was 15°C from 1957.
Rainfall totals (in mm) as of 8am on 10 December 2019:
- Mechanic Settlement, NB 94 mm
- Saint John Airport 63 mm
- Kejimkujik NP, NS 53 mm
- Dorchester, NB 50 mm
- Yarmouth, NS 43 mm
- Halifax (city) 48 mm
- Fredericton 33 mm
- Greater Moncton 26 mm
Peak wind gusts (km/h):
- Cheticamp area, NS 135
- Sydney 106
- Halifax (Shearwater) 102
- Saint John Airport 95
- Lunenburg 92
- Grand Manan, NB 89
(Data courtesy Environment Canada)